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The loss of a home

I don’t know where to begin when it comes to talking about the loss of my parents house. One moment I was sittingView full post »

A Wood Bridal Show Wall

About 10 weeks ago bridal show season was looming and completely stressing me out. We had no wall to display ourView full post »

Amber and Mike | Wedding | Fort Belvoir

Ever since returning from the conference in Vegas we have been so impatient for our 2015 wedding season to start!View full post »

Finding my Fear at WPPI

We were sitting in the plane 39,000 feet above Indianapolis when I finally felt the cold start to seep in from theView full post »

WPPI 2015 – A Recap

Crazy how fast WPPI went by this year!!! Eric and I spent our five days in Las Vegas attending incredible classes,View full post »

A Newer Cozier Brand – Part II

Since we’re equal partners in life as well as business we knew we wanted to change our name. Eric isn’tView full post »

Marriage Monday | Investing in Our Marriage

I don’t remember when Eric first said it. Well, that’s not exactly true, I know it was during a date nightView full post »

Kathleen and Daniel | Engaged | Maymont, Richmond

For a while it seemed like every time we shot a wedding or engagement session at Maymont Gardens it was destined to beView full post »

Best of 2014 – Rings

Rings get their own category. Not because we take good ring shots, but because rings are special. SymbolicallyView full post »

Best of 2014 | Getting Ready

No matter how many weddings we photograph I’m always amazed by the getting ready portion of the day. I never knowView full post »

Best of 2014 | Engagements

I’d be lying if I said I hadn’t been putting off my 2014 review posts just a bit. Mainly because I knew itView full post »

Soirée at the Square

The fabulous people at Ava Laurenne Bride asked us if we would document their “Soirée at the Square” eventView full post »

Rachel and Sal – A Fredericksburg Engagement Session

Engagement sessions are always so funny to me, because often our couples are MORE nervous for this than they are forView full post »

A Newer Cozier Brand – Part I

Way back, a little over 4 months ago, before we had hired Braizen we sat down and talked about who we are. Or moreView full post »

Life Hacks – Christmas Card Edition

So this post is a just a little off-topic, but bear with me for a minute. We’ve been crazy horrendously busy theView full post »

Caitlin and Jamal | Married | Fredericksburg, Va

Their cake topper officially told everyone that it was the “Best Day Ever”, and I have to agree! WatchingView full post »